Associate Director of Building Surveying

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary £58,000
Job Type Full Time
Business Area South West Norse

Job description

Associate Director – building Surveying


South West Norse is a specialist property and construction consultancy, providing expertise in architecture, surveying, engineering, and estates and asset management services to a range of public and private sector clients across the UK.


As we look to increase capability and expertise of our team, we currently have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Associate Director to join our professional team located in Exeter. In this position, you will make a significant contribution to the continued growth of South West Norse, taking responsibility and providing leadership and support to the Operations Director in pursuance of the Company providing consultancy in building surveying and related services.


Duties will include:

  • Providing inspirational leadership, management and direction in a manner consistent with the Group’s values.
  • Providing technical and advisory guidance to clients, stakeholders and other technical team members
  • Ensuring programmes delivers to client requirements including
  • Carrying out the design and management of all types of Building Surveying projects including (not exhaustive) producing budget estimates, drawings, detailed service specifications, tender documentation and undertaking full contract administration duties on electrical led projects
  • Ensuring that projects are efficiently and effectively co-ordinated with the multidisciplinary team and outputs delivered to meet the Clients requirements in terms of cost, quality and time.
  • Acting as the lead specialist, ensuring design activities completed are compliant with all statutory, regulatory, good practice and organisational requirements

Our Successful Candidate:


You will be expected to be able to demonstrate a blend of commercial experience, professional training and industry knowledge to be successful in this position, highlighted by;

  • Professional Chartered membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a Building Surveying related discipline
  • Extensive experience in a similar or related role
  • Understanding of business planning, commercial management, risk management, financial management
  • Excellent communication and engagement skill, confident when dealing with internal stakeholders and senior clients
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

Our Offer


Alongside a competitive salary, fantastic workplace environment and the chance to be part of a company that promotes a culture of employee investment, we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary of £58,000 per annum DoE
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Company sickness and pension scheme
  • Ongoing support towards professional membership and development
  • Free parking on site
  • Local benefits and discounts

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.


An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.